Shortsighted, wrong: Apple, Facebook among tech giants to reject Paris pullout

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In separate messages, the biggest companies in America express concern at Donald Trumps Paris accord decision The heads of some of the largest and most influential American technology companies expressed their deep disappointment at Donald Trumps decision to withdraw the US from the Paris climate accord. In separate statements and messages on social media, leaders […]

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Facebook court filings hint at possible political future for Mark Zuckerberg

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Lawsuit over extent of CEOs control of company shows board voted to give him two-year leave if he serves in a government position or office Mark Zuckerberg may intend to pursue government service while retaining control of Facebook, according to recently unsealed court filings in a case pitting the CEO against minority investors. The class-action […]

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Facebook won’t block fake news posts because it has no incentive, experts say

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Facebooks business model relies on people clicking content regardless of veracity, and preventing any of that sharing interferes with core user behavior The challenge of Mark Zuckerberg vehemently denies. As pressure on Zuckerberg and Facebook intensifies, the social network has promised fake news sites from its ad network. The latter should strangle websites that deliberately […]

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Civil rights groups: Facebook should protect, not censor, human rights issues

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Rights groups such as the ACLU expressed deep concern over censorship in letter to Mark Zuckerberg, particularly when posts are removed at the request of police A coalition of more than 70 civil rights groups have written to Facebook demanding that the company clarifies its policies for removing content and alleging that it has repeatedly […]

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Robert Downey Jr offers to voice Mark Zuckerberg’s digital assistant

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Actor offered to lend his voice to the Facebook founders artificial intelligence-based personal assistant, which Zuckerberg calls kind of like Jarvis in Iron Man It may be Teslas Elon Musk who most often invites comparison to Marvels superhero Iron Man the alter ego of billionaire inventor Tony Stark but it is Mark Zuckerberg who might […]

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Mark Zuckerberg shows off new wireless Oculus as Facebook plans big for VR

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The companys virtual reality wing will spend another $250m to develop new virtual reality content, as CEO says the future of VR will be social Facebook is to invest another $250m in developing content for virtual reality (VR) applications, founder Mark Zuckerberg announced at its Oculus Connect 3 developer conference in San Jose on Thursday. […]

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Facebook execs, conservatives address ‘issue of trust’ with trending topics

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Conservative commentators had a wide-ranging discussion with Mark Zuckerberg at Facebooks headquarters after accusations of political bias. Mark Zuckerberg on Wednesday held a wide-ranging discussion with a group of conservative commentators who said afterward the Facebook CEO acknowledged the giant social network has a

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